While the process of creating electricity from light was discovered in the earlier years of the 19th century, solar panels are still a widely searched commodity among property owners. In addition to generating your electricity and heating your water for free using energy gained from sunlight, the benefits of investing in solar technology are numerous.
The team at SolarTech Ltd, who have been installing a range of solar panels for years, have crafted this comprehensive guide that explains everything you could possibly need to know to help you reach an informed decision regarding whether or not to take the plunge into a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.
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Since this infographic was published, reviews of the FiT scheme has led to significant changes being actioned in the new year. Originally, it was proposed that the tariff regarding solar panels would be reduced by 87%, thankfully, it was decided to be cut by only 60% – according to the Energy Saving Trust.
Ofgem, who calculate the tariff rates, state that the figures have the possibility of changing as regularly as every three months. While these changes mean that the savings for homeowners investing in the scheme will not be as substantial as those set out in this inforgraphic, you can still expect to receive payment for any electricity that you produce and do not use within the designated time-frame.